February 22, 2013

Being different can be hard on any teen. Being gay can be even harder. Just ask William Tackett. "Middle school was tough, very very tough for me," says Tackett. "I would walk in and notice that someone had inscribed 'fag' on my locker." Now a sophomore at Bearden High School, Tackett says things have gotten better. He's a member of his school's Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) and says he feels comfortable being himself around most of his peers.